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as a referendum on president obama. we will have live team fox coverage. what will the results today say about next year's midterm elections? we will take a fair and balanced look. could a reference to his weight weigh down down the new jersey governor? all that on "special report" which starts right now. welcome to "america's election headquarters" in new york. i'm bret baier. americans all over the country pulled a lever, punch add ballot or touched a key pad for an issue they support. we have fox news team coverage from new york, new jersey, virginia and the white house in a moment, but first -- this is a fox news alert. it appears president obama's time line of getting healthcare reform legislation passed before the calendar turns will now go the way of so many other deadlines we have seen come and go this year. james rosen reports on this breaking news from capitol hill. >> good evening. none of the president's democratic al highs made it explicit today that they will fail to meet the president's self-imposed deadline on healthcare reform but neither did it require 20/20 vision to read as
this surtax, he went so far as to send obama a copy of john kennedy's "the rise and fall of great powers," as well. there is certainly some measure of support, whether it has any chance of passing, i think that's another story. >> and anna, we've heard the president complain about the leaks that have been coming out of these meetings, but i'm just curious. do we know anymore about what peter orszag said or what was asked of him in that meeting? >> i think we still know a little bit, but certainly he was emphasizing the costs. he's made it clear, he was at a conference earlier this month and said that, as you had said earlier, every 10,000 troops is going to entail a cost of about $10 billion and he said that was very roughly speaking, but, i mean, i think that gets at the cost. they wanted to make it clear that he was a big part of the discussion. >> very interesting. anna mulrine, thank you very much, "u.s. news & world report". >> tamron, the politics is so fascinating. they can box in the president by saying, okay, at a time when everyone is concerned about deficits, if this is someth
president obama time to decide if he'll send additional troops to afghanistan. white house said all along they won't make a decision on the troop levels here until this afghan election has been resolved. by all appearances now it will be president karzai. there is the issue of legitimacy. the short one, it gives a new government for the u.s. and other international partners to work with. this is part of the basis of adding troops is there must be a credible, viable partner in afghanistan. everything that has happened with this election process has cast doubt whether or not hamid karzai is that viable credible partner. the corruption is so wide and widespread across all of the government here. there is a real concern that going forward this election may just embolden hamid karzai and prevent him from firing the officials that the u.s. would like to see fired. shannon? >> shannon: now reporting live for us from afghanistan. thank you very much for the update, connor. so what implications will abdullah's withdrawal have for the u.s.? caroline shively standing by with the look at that angle.
the army really believes that. i think the obama administration is more skeptical. >> lauren, there are two schools of thought on the president's protracted process. one is dick cheney school of the president dithering and that he is patient. what repercussions are there for the policy? >> well, our allies are looking to us for a very clear signal as to whether we are going to commit. unfortunately the rhetoric of the president's early months has become a good deal less, shall we say, aggressive, less decisive than where he began. obviously the pakistanis are concerned there might be decline in our commitment to the situation and, frankly, i think what they're detecting is right. i don't think the administration wants to do this. they're trying to figure out some way of extricating themselves, or at least not building up any further, but it is awfully hard. they have boxed themselves in. >> greg's excellent story in the washington post today about how obama is going through province by province to find out the leaders. that is like lbj poring over maps in the vietnam white house in the seco
, war news. president obama will announce his decision on afghanistan in a primetime speech next week. and he's expected to give general mcchrystal 35,000 more troops, slightly less than the 40,000 the general asked for. the decision will perhaps quiet charges from dick cheney and those on his side that he's dithering on afghanistan. but now the president will have to confront the liberal wing of his own party, who see this as nothing short of an escalation of war, even a new war. so can president obama sell his troop commitment to leading democrats? can he fight a war mainly dependent on republican voters? and how will it sell to an increasingly skeptical american public? >>> plus, you're not going to like this picture. president obama may have republicans on his side when it comes to afghanistan, but his decision to try 9/11 mastermind khalid shaikh mohammed up in new york federal court has given them another reason for attack. and now an attorney for one of ksm's co-defendants says all five detainees plan to plea not guilty and act as their own lawyers in court so that they can, qu
become the next guantanamo bay? why a congressman is against that idea. >>> and president obama says there's something he'd like everyone to see in china. he wants everything to have what he told a group of students in shanghai. >>> i'm richelle carey. welcome to "hln's" "news and views" on this monday. the story we're following as we speak. a somber update on a 5-year-old girl missing nearly a week. investigators say right now they are searching for the body of shaniya davis along a central north carolina highway. the police say they've received reliable information she may have been dumped there. police have charged shaniya's 25-year-old mother with human trafficking and felony child abuse. new pictures a moment ago. the mother antoinette davis is due in court in two hours. shaniya lived with her father until last month. he was hesitant to let her stay with her mother but felt she deserved an opportunity to be a part of shaniya's life. >> of course i had some reserves. however she been trying. i know she been working for at least six months, and she had been trying to get her life
'm bret baier. president obama had oklahoma city. president george w. bush had 9/11. today president barack obama had his first opportunity to comfort the nation after a mass murder. the president spoke at a memorial for the 13 victims of last week's shootings at fort hood. senior white house correspondent major garrett has the story. >> we call to mind those whom we honor in this sacred time and space, juanita, michael, john, fran francesca, jason, amy, debardo aaron, russell, cam and frederick r >> fort hood is no stranger to paying respects to the fallen t has lost 545 in iraq and afghanistan, but noaft post expected this -- but no post expected this. >> our hearts and prayers go out to the families who have mourned the loss of this terrible tragedy. no words can fully address your grief and sadness. >> the silence that led to the deaths of these 13 americans and woundings of dozens of others was unimaginable. it was a kick in the gut. >> president obama called the massacre incomprehencible. >> your loved ones endure through the life of our nation. every evening that the sun sets
. >> it is a big part of the story. it's the biggest audience president obama has to reach tomorrow. on one hand, he will try to assure americans i'm sending more troops as a means to an end, as a beginning to the end of the war. at the same time, he has to reassure them the u.s. will not pull out. a lot of conversations will be held in conversations. look for the majority of his message to be to the american audience. there has to be behind the scenes work as well to the pakistani's. >> will the pentagon, the uniformed leaders will pleased with the announcement? is it enough troops? is the composition correct? does he focus -- will he focus too much on the exit strategy for the military? >> we have to see what he says tonight. i think everybody is going to be apprehensive about setting deadlines. 36 months to show substantial change in the ground situation. 30,000 troops plus allies, let's say 5,000 a huge jolt of energy to stan mcchrystal and the nay know forces. >> in terms of the general's roll out, how are they managing notification. >> what they are doing is president obama making phone ca
one statement to say. i know it is not hard for obama to want to kill other muslims because i'm not sure he is a christian. i did not say we need to send more troops to afghanistan because the pakistanis are stepping up and with both of us working together, i think we can come to a conclusion over there. then we will not have to worry about anymore terror attacks. thank you. host: thank you and thanks to all of you for your calls and comments. of course, we will have the prime minister from india here at the white house for a news conference this morning and the state dinner tonight, 6:00 on the west coast. tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. here on the washington -- on the "washington journal" we can continue the conversation. enjoy the rest of your day. . . >> we will take you live to the white house for the joint news conference with president obama and the indian prime minister. later, a look at the global food shortage. >> thanksgiving day, at 10:00 eastern bill clinton is on hand to present steven spielberg with an award. from the jfk library and museum, nick burns on terrori
. >>> president obama deciding what to do next in afghanistan, but in congress the question is, who's going to pay for it? we'll share your views. >>> and during the holidays paula deen goes whole hog. not always a good thing. see what made the celebrity chef run for cover during a food drive. >>> this is hln "news and views." hello. i'm richelle carey, thanks for your time. >>> something just came into the newsroom. the florida teen set on fire in that vicious attack is getting an apology. 13-year-old jeremy jarvis is the younger brother of one of the three boys charged in that attack last month. the attack on 15-year-old michael brewer who suffered burns ober 6 5% of his body. jeremy and another boy were released after the state declined to press charges. police say he watched what happened. he didn't take part, though. that's what they say. and here's jeremy's statement to reporters a short time ago ichlgts wanted to express my deepest sympathy to mikey and his family. i will pray for mikey stronger every day and for mikey's speedy recovery. i want to tell my brother that i love and miss him. i
joins us now live from "the situation room." >> thanks, rick. happening now. president obama feeds a huge guessing game hinting at when he'll announce his strategy for afghanistan, but a source is now telling cnn how many troops the pentagon expects to send. meanwhile, dinner and diplomacy will be served. the president tends to america's relationship with india and hosts its prime minister to a state dinner. it is the first of this administration. >>> and jennifer hudson, well, she's going to be here as well as there. the oscar and grammy winner will sing for the president and guests, but, first, she's going to be here in "the situation room" and she previews one of the songs for us. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports for around the world. you're in "the situation room." >> virtually the entire nation and the world waits to hear on how many more american troops president obama might send to afghanistan. well, today it was the president himself who fueled the fire. he is giving a sense of when
that encircled the memorial site. ♪ amazing grace shepard: president obama delivered words of comfort to the crowd telling the loved once those -- ones those lost will endure, their memories will live on. >> their life's work is our security. and the freedom that we all too often take for granted. every evening that the sun sets on a tranquil town, every dawn that a flag is unfullered, every moment that an american enjoys life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, that is their legacy. shepard: and before president obama stepped from the stage to pay tribute to each victim, he alluded to the growing suspicion that religion motivated these murders. saying there is no faith that just fice these acts -- justifies these act bus tonight we're seeing new evidence the accused killer nidal hasan may have disagreed with. that kathryn has detained -- detain l tailed on the investigation. first rick who was on the scene today and the mood today. what did the cameras not capture? >> you know, for me it was the sound of silence and it reminded me of when pope benedict john paul ii's health was fa
opening a state visit to the white house. president obama set to are reveal his war strategy for afghanistan within days and how cnn hero status changed his life saving clinics in kenya. i'm tony harris and you're in the "cnn newsroom." >>> president obama meeting this hour with the leader of the world's largest democracy. prime minister manmohan singh arrived two hours ago at the white house. this is the first official state visit of the obama presidency. they will hold a news coverage this hour. jill dougherty joining us with a preview. why india for the president's first state visit? >> reporter: just take the word that the president used and that is indispensable. there are issues of nuclear power, terrorism, climate change, disease, hunger, poverty and even afghanistan. it's really a broad range and that's what the two leaders are talking about right now. they will be coming out as you mentioned and having very brief comments and taking a couple of questions from reporters. it's a big day with a very busy agenda. and both leaders stressing the potential of this economica
much. >>> this hour president obama and prime minister singh will hold a joint news conference. that is ahead. set to start at 11:35 eastern time and we will have it for you live here on msnbc. >>> dick cheney is yet again challenging president obama's leadership and his decision making when it comes to the war strategy in afghanistan. cheney, again, repeating his earlier accusation that the president has, quote, dithered when it comes to that strategy but he is also questioning the experience level of the president and his cabinet. here is what the former vp said on the scott hanen radio show just yesterday. >> he was given a strategy that was pretty well put together at the end of our administration, just recommendations. he adopted many of them, announced the strategy in march, reinforced it in august before the speech to the vfw and then in the fall, when it's time to decide, based on mcchrystal's recommendations, he has dithered. >> we're getting word the top u.s. general in afghanistan and the u.s. ambassador to that country are expected to testify before congress. that i
. >> are we beginning to see the outlines though of an obama strategy? >> we are and trying to piece it together it's hard to come up with sort of specific numbers, but what we are seeing is that this is more likely to be a process, wolf, than the president coming out and saying we're going to do "x" number of troops, but what he's going to do is set benchmarks or targets for afghanistan and pakistan to meet. in other words, in afghanistan, you've got to -- you've got to be more independent, set up your troops, get rid of corruption. pakistan, start targeting al qaeda, start targeting militants. the big question, wolf, we don't know if they don't meet those benchmarks what do we do then? what's our stick, you know, because we're there for us, we're not there for them. >> it also looks like the administration is beginning to rethink the entire strategy in dealing with the recently re-elected hamid karzai? >> yeah. i spoke with one administration source who said to me let's just call it a recalibration because obviously this is an administration that's been very disappointed in karzai,
is there in politics, the role of the media, and assessing the obama presidency. also, tuesday night, the first state dinner as president obama welcomes the indian prime minister. . . . but i have no way of knowing what the position is. there have been rumors all along here. number one and number two. the focus of the media, seems to me has just been exclusively on the troop number, where as the issue is much broader than that. so that there are going to be many elements i'm sure in this decision. number one, it may include a troop number. but that number may include, if there is troop increase, would include trainers, i assume, people who are enablers. a key part of the troop increase question is what number of combat troops would be involved. and then on top of that you've got the other aspects of the policy in afghanistan. of course, strategy coming first where wl you're going to have a counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategy. but on top of that all the other leapts of strategy. not just with additional combat troops with the trainers, trainers with army and police, with the equipment issu
it does not happen again. matt brock, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> president obama is said to be close to deciding on a war strategy in afghanistan. he will reportedly approved most of the 40,000 additional troops requested with deployments likely beginning in january. mr. obama meets with his war council tomorrow and then leaves for asia on thursday. there probably will not be announcement on this until he gets back. >>> police are looking into a double shooting overnight that left a man dead and another in the hospital. this happened after midnight on 21st street. they were taken to the hospital where one died. >>> u.s. senators are looking into a probe at safety lapses in metro. since spring, metro officials barred independent monitors from walking the tracks looking for problems. metro says there has been a misunderstanding of the monitors were allowed to approach the tracks if accompanied by safety escorts. >>> major changes will likely be approved to legalize same-sex marriage in the district. these changes will include a provision that will make it easier for churches to avoid h
to the polls. independents who backed obama last november voted two to one for bob mcdonnell. virginia is overwhelming voicing their support for bob mcdonnell and the gop. is the first time in 12 years republicans have swept all offices. >> thank you. >>> republicans are also in charge of the other top two seeds. bill bolling gathered 56% over jody wagner. and in the attorney general race, ken cuccinelli has been declared the winner over democrat steve shannon with 50% of the vote. >>> republicans also captured the other race, in new jersey. chris creasing it beat jon corzine with nearly 49% of the vote. he is the first republican to win a statewide contest in that heavily democratic state. the democrats managed to pull off a win in new york's 23rd congressional district. doug hoffman lost with about 49% of the vote. republican dede scozzafava dropped out and endorsed the democrat and still picked up six% of the te. >>> we have complete coverage of all races. lock onto wjla.com. >>> a tragic end for three college softball players. the women were found dead last night. their jeep was pu
for that interview with president obama. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- trace: new guidelines create confusion over cancer, and the government health plan is under fire. i am trace gallagher, in fort shepard smith. the news starts now. kills thousands of women every year. mothers and daughters, wives and sisters. now, some government scientists say that the way we are screen for breast cancer is wrong. >> we found that screening started at age 50 have a benefit. >> not all experts agree. >> there is not sufficient evidence at this time to warrant a significant change. trace: tonight, inside a potential life or death decision. when should women get screened? now i question triggering voting controversy tonight. it comes after a panel of scientists decided that most women do not meet routine mammograms until they reach their 50's, going against the advice of the american cancer society, which recommends yearly mammograms for women in their 40's. >> we continue to recommend screening for breast cancer start at age 40.
in. now it's your time. i'm just going to be quiet. >>> president obama is signaling his intentions to send thousands of u.s. troops to afghanistan despite slipping public support for the war. an announcement is expected early next week likely during a primetime address on tuesday. although most details are not yet public, including the exact number of troops and specific exit strategies, the president says he intends to destroy terror networks during the course of his administration. >>> meanwhile, the president is also reaching out to india, another major player in the region. the country's prime minister was the guest of honor last night at the first state dinner. although there were plenty of big hollywood and media names on hand, the focus turned to international relations. >> tonight we gather again for the first state dinner of my presidency with prime minister manmohan singh and mrs. gersherwan as we celebrate the growing partnership between the united states and india. mr. prime minister, today we work to fulfill our duty, bring our countries closer together than ever befor
development in the war in afghanistan. president obama has rejected his four options for increasing troop levels. the president reportedly wants a clear exit strategy, and the entire timeline for a decision is very much in question. in the middle box, were now of more taxes coming your way to help pay for health care reform. more information about harry reid's secret healthcare bill, and sources say it calls for higher taxes, but no one seems to know if it lowers premiums. in the bottom box, another 505,000 americans have lost their jobs. evidence that the government has again overestimated the number of jobs saved and created by all of that stimulus money. martha: we have breaking news right now out of fort hood. let's go and listen in to the new developments we are getting on the charges against major hasan. >> we will conduct a memorial service recognizing the sacrifice and service of their fallen comrades. even as we move the resumption of normal activity, we do so with the utmost respect for our families, as we would never want to minimize the enormity of their sacrifice. third
saying that president obama has the information he needs to make a decision. we got that word late last night after the president met with his national security team for a ninth time. our elaine quijano was working the story from the pentagon and what are you learning about the president's decision? >> well, kiran, we know that meeting was slated to start last night in the white house situation room around 8:00 local time, and we're told that it wrapped up some two hours later at 10:00 p.m. afterwards white house press secretary robert gibbs described the meeting as a rigorous final meeting and he said that president obama now has the information he wants and needs to make a decision. he also said that the president plans to announce that decision within days. the president has met with members of his war council since september nine times. one thing that was interesting to note in the photo that white house released of last night's meeting we saw someone there who's not traditionally thought of as part of the president's war council, that is the president's budget chief, peter orszag.
years. a loss for corzine will not look good for president obama. republican dede scozzafava dropped out of that race over the weekend and then she tossed her support before democrat candidate bill owens, hoping to defeat the conservative candidate. there also local elections. for complete results, stay with abc 7 and news channel 8. >>> the deaths of two teenagers has left the city of triangle, , , in shock. it happens act oakdale circle. -- it happens at oakdale circle. matt brock has more. >> the girl's father came home and found the bodies. police would not say for sure if it is a murder-suicide, but it does look that way. a tragedy. inside this home on oakdale circle, a father discovered a parent's worst nightmare, the body of his teenage daughter and a teenage boy. >> she lived there with her father. he came home and discovered the bodies. >> police say they forest park high school were shot together in an upstairs bedroom. police did not believe anyone else was involved. >> we're not looking for a murder suspect here. >> neighbors say the girl and her father were relatively new to
you to set your tv sets, because we know exactly when president obama is going to announce his strategy decision for afghanistan, and there's only one remaining question. how many more u.s. troops are going to go to war? well, this guessing game is under way, but we do have a few things that we do know. there are 68,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan right now, and a defense official who is in the know says the pentagon expects orders to send another 34,000 troops which actually means more than 102,000 american troops could be fighting this war. now whether or not this equation is accurate, well, that's going to be revealed in the next couple of days by the president, but i want to go straight to our cnn white house correspondent dan lothian. obviously, dan, this is a decision that he has made. we're hearing all kinds of things about the troop levels. what is he going to lay out for the american people in the days ahead? >> reporter: first of all, as you know, this is highly anticipated, and it been circulating for days that this announcement would be made soon. now the white house
words, they have got a choice, civil liberties which the barack obama administration has made a case for or opening up all these national secrets, the security secrets and how did we get them and can a lead sheik mohammed, peter, has the right to ask for everything we have got. peter: constitutional rights as if he were a american brought before a federal court in new york city. and this is a delicate balance that will have to be buttressed here. how much cia intelligence? how much department of defense intelligence? how much fbi intelligence comes out in the wash in this trial? and what's the greater good? gretchen: to me, the biggest thing to me is that there is no guarantee that you get a conviction. so you could ostensibly have these guys walking free. that, to me, is the biggest problem in this whole thing amongst all of the other reasons like how do you know what judge is going to be assigned to it? will it be a judge that believes that the constitutional rights of even a 9/11 terrorist are more important than a conviction? in other words, could they throw out some of the evide
>>> welcom >>> welcome to "world news." tonight, war plan. president obama will announce his decision on afghanistan next week, likely to incle more troops. but how will they be used, and will they make a difference? >>> mixed message. home prices are stabilizing, but many homeowners owe more than their house is worth. so, what's the true picture of the housing market? >>> risky business. the loophole that allows products for children to be sold in this country would mandatory safety tests. >>> moose call. one man's effort to safe the life of his pal, who just happens to be a moose. >>> and, from soup to nuts, the obamas host their first state dinner. >>> good evening. a decision is at hand. for three months now the president has grappled with whether to send more troops to afghanistan, and what u.s. strategy there ought to be. over and over, he has met with his war council. political critics have accused him of dithering. today, a white house spokesman said he will announce his decision a week from tonight. it is likely he will send thousands more troops in, with benchmarks
of a complicated high-stakes puzzle with president obama snack dab in the middle. right now he's in the full day of a ceremony and substance, the first state dinner of his presidency, and the guest of honor is prime minister manmohan singh, the leader of the world's largest democracy. one whose historic with pakistan is there on the u.s. war in afghanistan and beyond. the two leaders wrapped up face-to-face talks and talked to reporters ashort time again, you might have seen it on cnn. president obama wouldn't get too specific on his long-awaited decision on afghanistan. >> i think the review that we've gone through has been comprehensive and extremely useful and has brought together my key military advisors, but also civilian advisors. i can tell you, as i've said before, that it is in our strategic interests, in our national security interests, to make sure that al qaeda and its extremist allies cannot operate effectively in those areas. we'll dismantle and degrade their capabilities and ultimately dismantle and destroy their works. >>> well, in terms of people, culture, money, clout, india is
, political strategists assess the new obama administration as he nears his first year in office. friday, for the first time in british history, parliament opens its chambers to non-mp's as they debate in the house of commons. former new york times reporter at what has to his plagiarism. a look back to the cuban missile crisis, as well. also, have world threats been over-the post cold war world. sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia powell on how the political process has been affected by the internet. the facebook founder will talk about how networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving week and on c- span, american icons, three nights of cspan original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of american government beginning tonight at 8:00, eastern part of the supreme court reveals the building through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday at 8:00 p.m., the white house, inside america's most famous home, be on the bill that ropes. will show the grand public places as
of the roadway. lanes have also been closed on a larger freeway. >>> president and mrs. obama hosted their first state dinner at the white house last night. the early buzz seems to indicate it was a pretty smashing success. >> state dinners are steeped in tradition but the obamas came up with their own modern touches. john hendren joins us from washington with more. good morning, john. >> reporter: officially, it was a tribute to india. president obama's debut state dinner was also a tribute to hollywood, bollywood, and washington. it was a bit like an intimate dinner party for nearly 340 of president and first lady obama's closest friends. tonight under the stars we celebrate the spirit that will sustain our partnership, the bonds of friendship between our beam. >> reporter: it was also democratic with a small "d." they held it in a tent, squeezing in twice as many on the south lawn as would have fit in the state dining room. >> even with a big white house like the white house there are only so many people we can invi invite. >> reporter: politicos like senator john kerry and house speaker nanc
. >> up next on c-span, we go to president barack obama and presidents hu jintao at a press conference in china. "washington journal" begins each morning at 7:00. this morning, a house panel to investigate the federal government's role in the bank of america/merrill lynch murder of 2008. live coverage from the house oversight committee begins at 10:00 on cspan 3. later in the day, a look at the u.s. response to the h1n1 flu virus. the senate, and security department -- the senate homeland security department will look at the government role. president barack obama continues his asia trip. he met with met withhu jintao and the two leaders spoke about relations between the two countries. topics included all the major issues of the day. this is from china's state-run television. >> i would like to extend a warm welcome to proceed on his state visit. welcome to china. i had a very good talk with president barack obama. the two sides hadn't in-depth exchange of views on how to further financial relationship and our major regional and international issues of shared interests. the two sides r
for the loss is barack obama. despite supporting gay-rights, he refused to give his opinion before election day and that is not sitting well with the leader of a group called "freedom to marry." subtle statements from the white house are not enough. don't worry, this week is almost over. next wednesday, americans will honor the selfless men and women that have risked their lives to keep this country safe parent of the incident at fort hood reminds us how lucky we are to hold them. apple bebee's offering a free ml to all veterans and all active- duty military. they are invited to come by one of their 2000 restaurants nationwide and they will be able to choose from six of their signature dishes. for complete details, you can go to their website. i want to congratulate them for taking the time and being generous to offer america's soldiers. that is a news. coming up, daniel hammond joins me to weigh in on what of the copenhagen conference could mean. are we about to give up our sovereignty? [ dog ] i am beautiful... on the inside. my inner-workings a work of art. a digestive tract that should be b
to blame for the loss is barack obama. despite supporting gay-rights, he refused to give his opinion before election day and that is not sitting well with the leader of a group called "freedom to marry." subtle statements from the white house are not enough. don't worry, this week is almost over. next wednesday, americans will honor the selfless men and women that have risked their lives to keep this country safe parent of the incident at fort hood reminds us how lucky we are to hold them. apple bebee's offering a free ml to all veterans and all active- duty military. they are invited to come by one of their 2000 restaurants nationwide and they will be able to choose from six of their signature dishes. for complete details, you can go to their website. i want to congratulate them for taking the time and being generous to offer america's soldiers. that is a news. coming up, daniel hammond joins me to weigh in on what of the copenhagen - hi, i'm halle berry, and as a new mom, i can tell you that childhood is a magical time. but for children with diabetes, life is not quite so carefree. the ba
to 31 million more americans that do not currently have health insurance. >>> president obama is on his way back to the white house. his final stop was in south korea. he visited troops and thanked them for their service. he met with south korean president and they declared new steps in getting north korea to abandon its nuclear weapons. they fail to reach an agreement on a free-trade deal. >>> hami karzai is promising to end corruption. hillary clinton was there for the ceremony to show u.s. support. he is under international pressure to shed the cronyism that marked his first term. no word on if it will factor into president obama's susan on whether to boost troop levels there. >>> new details of the circumstances surrounding the fort hood shooting. robert gates is expected to announce he has chosen a former senior defense official to head the probe. he wants a quick, short-term report fall bought a longer, more extensive study. >>> a hunter ifacing charges after he fired at college students he mistook for deer. jessica goode was shot in the chest and killed. regis boudinot shot in th
minutes from now, president obama and the first lady will welcome india's prime minister, manmohan singh. it's the obama administration's first state visit. cnn foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty is joining us now live from the wous wi white house with more on this. good morning, jill. tell us more about the events today and why they're so significant. >> reporter: well, the events, number one, there's a lot of pomp and circumstance with this. it is the president's first state visit, and so symbolically, but also in a very substantiative way, you're going to have a lot of things happening today. beginning with the arrival ceremony very shortly, about to take place. normally, that would be on the south lawn. there would be military guard and all of that. but since it's been raining for a couple of days and rightening a little bit, but it's going to be inside. nonetheless, pretty formal event. then you're going to have meetings, bilateral meeting, the two leaders sitting down, one on one. then, of course, an expanding bilat, as they call them, where their aides will be taking par
taking this combination of medicines. >>> president obama heads to southkortoday, the last stop on his asia trip. before leaving china the white house announced president obama invited president hu to visit washington next year and the chinese president had accepted. the visit will allow a cooperative relationship between the two countries to further develop. >>> away from the presidential spotlight, secretary of state chinese counterpar morning over breakfast.ty about closer cooperation on ke issues including northkorea's nuclear program and the situ in pakistan. >>> the pentagon is expected to launch an investigation into how all branches of the military keep an eye on potential problem members. into possible misse signals in members. into possible misse signals in the case of major nidal hasan, the pentagon investigation would focus on personnel policies and the availability of mental health care for troubled service members. wu is website it set up to track in jobs created by federal stimulus money. the site was riddled with reports of new jobs in districts that did though
. >>> happening now, president obama is holding two major meetings, one with his cabinet and another with his war council, and we are told that the president could make his decision on afghanistan as early as tonight. now alleged 9/11 terrorists could get a megaphone and shout some hateful anti-american views. wait until you hear the intentions of khalid shaikh mohammed and the four other 9/11 defendants at their new york civilian trial. >>> and could your walls be destroying your home making you sick and you don't even know it? there are alarming findings about chinese drywall. wolf blitzer is off. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> even amid a holiday week urgent matters of life and death, the economy, here at home, there are grave matters of life and death that are in afghanistan and all of this, of course, requires the president's attention. it's all on his plate. today the president is holding two major meetings. there's one with his cabinet, and in just a few hours the
it was too late. president obama's job approval rating has hit a new low. 46 percent of americans now disapprove of the job the president is doing. i see what is happening it is both. 46 percent approve and 46 percent disapprove . that is down from june. the president's disapproval rating dipped below the 50 percent of the gall up poll. nato is close to finalizing a deal with the obama administration to send more troops in afghanistan. 3,000 to 7000 troops being be headed there once president obama decides on a strategy for the war. a fox new poll finds that 52 -- 42% support sending the troops there. >> a sentencing the leader of the plot to blow up the sears taur 14 years in prison. he was convicted of conspiring to send to al qaeda ask waging war in the united states. sentencing will be 5-8 years. the sears tower was renamed the willis tower. >> big bang machine back in action . 10 million atom danger suffered severe damage because was a electrical fault and then a bird draped a baget in a value. since it was repaired it was turned on for the first time yesterday. they are ready fo
about president obama's meeting with china's president. >>> welcome back. we've got some breaking news. you are looking at a live picture of a car into a creek on piney meetg house ro in rockville. if you look closely, you can see the wheels over there and you can see the emergency personnel. we're told that rescuers have pulled either one person or some people out of that vehicle. we don't know the severity of the injuries or what time this happened. but we can you e is a car in a creek there along piney meeting house road. we'll be back with that. >>> also in the news right now, a judge orders a suspect held without bond on charges of killing a 9-year-old boy. he is d se pena, the suspect arrested earlier today in hyat tkhrásville. police say he shot a bullet through an apartment door. the bullet killed a man inside his home. police believe na trying to rob the family. >>> faiountrfax cpolice say they've not yet interviewed the officer involve inside a deadly shooting now under investigation. last friday that officer killed 52-year-old david masters during a affic stop on route 1
president obama's asia trip, and jeffrey brown assesses the eight-day, four-nation tour. judy woodruff updates the fort hood massacre as defense secretary gates calls for a military-wide review. >> it's really focussed more on where we are today and looking ahead, what can we do to prevent something like this from happening again. >> lehrer: and at the end of the program, jeffrey brown comes back with a profile of a chinese american pipa player. >> i'm in new york's chinatown where we'll talk to a musician finding a new place in the modern world for an ancient instrument. major funding for the newshour with jim lehrer is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy. chevron. monsanto. producing more. conserving more. improving farmers' lives. that's sustainable
the obama dinner and perhaps even makes history. >> now time for us to serve up rick sanchez in the 3:00 p.m. newsroom. >>> making news right now, seeking the truth about iraq. hearings underway in london to get to the bottom of what went wrong at we're there. a new report on alleged torture and how it poisoned our iraqi support. >> translator: we thought we got rid of the tyrant saddam hussein. >>> and if we do send more troops, how are we going to pay for it? anyone? >>> and another billboard in a major american city questions the president's birth and calls him a jihadi, except they spell it wrong. your conversation for november 24, 2009 begins right now. >>> and hello, again, everybody, this is the next generation of news, it's a conversation, not a speech and this is what makes us different, it's your turn to get involved. i'm going to bring you this news over live pictures of the white house. house speaker nancy pelosi is due to walk into the white house any moment now. what we're seeing is a congressional notification on afghanistan that we all as americans have long been waiting fo
and afghanistan. at the white house this afternoon press secretary robert gates said president obama is being kept up to date on the mass killing. we are expecting to hear from the president live at any time. again, the fbi is headed to fort hood. they are there now to investigate. was there has a warning or threat before the attacks. we don't know. homeland official security is saying they cannot confirm a motive behind the shooting. we're standing by for the president at any time now. he was previously scheduled to appear at an event and we are expecting h imto make comments about to the's shooting. 12 people killed at ford hood, the largest u.s. army post here in the united states. >> bob, you mentioned the graduation ceremony that was about to take place this afternoon. had families already begun arriving. were there more people on post than normal? >> reporter: we believe so. because of central standard time we believe the ceremony was supposed to start a half hour after the shooting. you have to believe there were a lot of people there on post. we expect the president to speak about this mom
to the obama administration that they were going to face an afghanistan decision at some point. is there a time limit that has to be made on behalf of the morale of the troops? >> i think the troops are incredible and the troops want the best strategy possible for success. and they don't begrudge this president the time to come up with that strategy and the way to succeed at it any more than they begrudged president bush when he took three months. what our troops deserve is the best thinking and all of the equipment and training that we can give them and a reasonable period to rest after they have been deployed. there have been a huge number of deloiments here. our troops and families are brave and never complain and are entitled to not just the means and tools to succeed and to have the support for their families, but are entitled to the best possible strategy. and the president has taken the time to sort through the complexities of afghanistan so we are on a course with our nato allies to promote success there. >> at this point, the number of weeks into the pakistani campaign into the border
. >>> and house party. the obamas have a little dinner planned, and it's the social event of the season. >>> also tonight, working on a dream along highway 50 with tom brokaw. nbc n"nbc nightly news" begins . captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm lester holt. brian williams is back tomorrow. president obama says next week he will announce a strategy to, in his worz, finish the job in afghanistan. what began eight years ago as a conventional were to deny al qaeda sanctuary in afghanistan has devolved into a bloody hit and run guerrilla conflict, without a well-defined end game and a growing cost of american lives. the president is expected to lay out his new goals for the war in his new speech next tuesday and it is widely believed he will commit thousands of additional troops to the fight as part of a broad plan to defeat the insurgency. we have the story recovered with reports from washington to kabul. we begin with nbc's savannah guthrie at the white house. savannah? >> reporter: good evening, lester. this is the most important national security decision the presid
. let's try something new. nude pics. send me some. text me. >>> looming decision. president obama sounds closer than ever to unveiling his afghanistan war strategy. >> it is my intention to finish the job. >> he'll announce his decisions in a speech next tuesday. >>> be flexible. that's what an expert has told me about saving some money and finding the best travel deals during the holiday season. >>> and the winner is -- ♪ >> well, let's just say there's a new "dancing with the stars" champion and we'll tell you who it is coming up. it's wednesday, november 25th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> while i like the winner, the person i was rooting for didn't win. >> but the song you like was on the show, right? >> i was joking saying i wanted this song to be worked in somehow. whitney sang it last night. excellent job david banfield. >> you got your first request. >> i did. the list continues. >> we will get to find out who won the show coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> president
'm robin meade. president obama wants to make a move in afghanistan but doesn't like any of the options. he asked his top advisers for help and even that option is not getting results. >> i went to the temple bar district of dublin and drank alcohol there like any normal adult would. >> pictures of her drinking may have cost her her job. why she was fired over her facebook page. >> ♪ when you are 15 and somebody told you they love you ♪ ♪ you will believe them ♪ >> she got her moment and then some. the big joke that nobody could pass up. >>> our stop story, the number of americans that died from the swine flu may have been four times higher than first thought. the h1n1 may have killed 4,000 people in the united states since april. the cdc is now counting lab confirmed cases and deaths complicated from h1n1. >>> president obama got four options from advisers about afghanistan, and he turned them all down. a white house official says the president has growing doubts about the afghan government, and he wants an exit strategy before sending extra troops. so he sent all his staff recomme
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